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Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion Yesterday, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi kenshinH, According to HD specifications...

Hi kenshinH,

According to HD specifications for that product:


The estimated weight of a 100 gallon would be 900-1000#
Forum: Lighting 01-25-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Blackheart, Yes, but I am growing...

Hi Blackheart,


Yes, but I am growing species that require higher light levels.


If placed directly under the LED's, or well within the column of light the LED's produce, those species...
Forum: Lighting 01-25-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Blackheart, A 40b is about 17" deep, add...

Hi Blackheart,

A 40b is about 17" deep, add 2" of substrate allow for height above tank about 16" from fixture to substrate. According to this thread...
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-24-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi neatfish, That one is Pogostemon erectus.

Hi neatfish,

That one is Pogostemon erectus.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-24-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 868
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Pass, check Craigslist and you will find better...

Pass, check Craigslist and you will find better deals
Forum: Low Tech Forum 01-24-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,262
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
10 gallon, no CO2, 2X10 watt CFL screw-in;...

10 gallon, no CO2, 2X10 watt CFL screw-in; foreground Helanthium tenellum (previously Echinodorus tenellus / Pygmy Chain Sword)...
Forum: Fish 01-23-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 282
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Linwood, Although Congo Tetras can...

Hi Linwood,

Although Congo Tetras can sometimes be tough on plants the damage appears to be from rasping the leaves and leads me to believe it is the BN Plecos.
Forum: Plants 01-23-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Raymond S., The one on the left is...

Hi Raymond S.,

The one on the left is Ceratopteris cornuta, the one on the right looks like it may be Ceratopteris thalictroides.

Ceratopteris thalictroides rear, center, left...
Forum: Plants 01-22-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi frosty 1, Yes, the leaves are very likely...

Hi frosty 1,

Yes, the leaves are very likely to generate additional 'baby' plants if floated. The only times I have had hornwort loose its leaves is when dosing Seachem Excel.
Forum: The Lounge & Introductions 01-20-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi mrparker, Welcome back!

Hi mrparker,

Welcome back!
Forum: Plants 01-20-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 128
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi starfire12, It looks like regular...

Hi starfire12,

It looks like regular Hygrophila polysperma to me.
Forum: Equipment 01-20-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 280
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi crazy4fids, If you are looking at an...

Hi crazy4fids,

If you are looking at an internal heater I have had excellent results in four of my tanks with the Marineland Visitherm heaters. On my 75 gallon I didn't want a visible heater so I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi foster, Although I have not used...

Hi foster,

Although I have not used styrofoam boxes for shipping I have used styrofoam for shipping plants in the past, and if shipping to really hot or really cold locations I still do. First...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Sean W, If you want to make them white...

Hi Sean W,

If you want to make them white again an mild acid should accomplish it, I would suggest white vinegar and a good scrub brush. On the other hand, an stronger acid, such as muriatic acid...
Forum: Fish 01-17-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi anfield, It doesn't looks like the...

Hi anfield,

It doesn't looks like the Turquoise Rainbowfish (Melanotaenia lacustris / Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish) fish I have seen and keep....
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-17-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi vinizuh, Marsilea minuta ...

Hi vinizuh,

Marsilea minuta
http://images1.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp9%3A3%3Enu%3D3344%3E462%3E336%3E2435462427247ot1lsi
Forum: Plants 01-15-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi All, To achieve the red coloration in...

Hi All,

To achieve the red coloration in this species I have not found any dependence upon specific water conditions. I dose EI with typical nitrogen, phosphorus, and iron levels. The only...
Forum: Plants 01-15-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Dallascowboys16, I've used H2O2 for BBA. ...

Hi Dallascowboys16,

I've used H2O2 for BBA. First I remove a much manually as possible from the glass, hardscape, and equipment. I also remove heavily infested leaves on plants. I clean my...
Forum: Plants 01-15-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 404
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi DAllascowboys16, I find in my tanks that...

Hi DAllascowboys16,

I find in my tanks that Limnophila aromatica likes softer water, mine usually runs less than 4.0 dKH and less than 6.0 dGH. I have CO2 and dose EI along with Seachem Flourish...
Forum: Fish 01-13-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi All4Fish, What species to use in a tank I...

Hi All4Fish,

What species to use in a tank I believe is a matter of personal choice....what do you like?

If I want the males to 'flash' and show their best (breeding) colors having females in...
Forum: Fish 01-13-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 210
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi All4Fish, I too like rainbowfish and when...

Hi All4Fish,

I too like rainbowfish and when done with have about 12 Melanotaenia boesemani 'Lake Aytinjo' along with Pearl Gourami (Trichopodus leerii). Currently the tank contains seven Pearl...
Forum: Lighting 01-13-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi photoman, First of all, have you changed...

Hi photoman,

First of all, have you changed your bulbs lately. I have found using a PAR meter that my fluorescent tubes PAR rating dropped from 100% to 50%. If you are due for a lamp change I...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 411
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Dirtykoala, Baking soda will raise dKH as...

Hi Dirtykoala,

Baking soda will raise dKH as well although more abruptly; 1 teaspoon will raise 50 gallons 1.0 dKH.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 01-13-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 411
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi Dirtykoala, If I need to increase my dKH...

Hi Dirtykoala,

If I need to increase my dKH I like to use cuttlebone. It is inexpensive, dissolves much more quickly than cc, and easy to find in the bird section of the local pet shop. ...
Forum: Plants 01-13-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By Seattle_Aquarist
Hi StrangeDejavu, I have a couple of...

Hi StrangeDejavu,

I have a couple of suggestions, the first is +1 on using a little Flourish Comprehensive in you dosing regime. CSM+B doesn't have anywhere near the variety of micronutrients as...
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